Exclusion of an internal carotid aneurysm by a covered stent

J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino). 1997 Jun;38(3):301-3.


The authors report a case of a patient with thromboembolic strokes caused by a high internal carotid artery aneurysm. Considering the position and the anatomic structure of this aneurysm the sac was excluded transluminally by placing an endovascular covered stent.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Aneurysm / complications
  • Aneurysm / diagnostic imaging
  • Aneurysm / surgery*
  • Angioplasty, Balloon / methods*
  • Blood Vessel Prosthesis*
  • Carotid Artery Diseases / complications
  • Carotid Artery Diseases / diagnostic imaging
  • Carotid Artery Diseases / surgery*
  • Carotid Artery, Internal
  • Humans
  • Intracranial Embolism and Thrombosis / etiology
  • Middle Aged
  • Stents*
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed
  • Ultrasonography, Doppler, Transcranial